Students

Students have long requested more formal opportunities to focus on both the analytics and the business of sports while at The Wharton School. We introduce students to the Industry through:

Supporting student-run sports business focused clubs at the MBA and undergraduate levels

Sponsoring sports-specific conferences, speakers, career panels, receptions and forums to raise exposure to leaders and key topics in the sports business industry

Facilitating recruiting efforts in this highly competitive industry by working hand-in-hand with career services, companies and alumni

Bringing in executives and high-level sports industry administrators either as guest lecturers or for stand-alone events

GET INVOLVED

STUDENTS CLUBS

Undergraduate and MBA students can join their respective clubs to further explore the sports industry.

SPORTS ANALYTICS SEMINARS

Undergraduate and MBA students can join their respective seminars to discuss and collaborate on cutting-edge sports analytics research projects.

ANALYTICS FELLOWS

Wharton Analytics Fellows is a highly selective fellowship program that allows motivated students to put their analytics skills to the test in the real world.

CAREER MANAGEMENT

Career Services helps Undergraduate and MBA students meet their professional goals.

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Research projects in sports analytics allow our students to advance their understanding of statistics, dive into interesting datasets, and solve real business problems.

COURSES

A unique opportunity for students to learn about sports business and sharpen analytical mindset.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Discover the sports business industry and learn about sports analytics
& statistics with summer programs for rising high school juniors and seniors.

Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative hires Teaching Assistants for its high school programs focused on sports business and sports analytics. For more information, please contact Michelle Young, Director of Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative.

Wharton Moneyball Training Camp – Summer 2021 Online

Session 1: June 28 – July 2, 2021
Session 2: July 26 – July 30, 2021

Training Camp is a one-week program broadly introducing students to statistics through a sports lens. Hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI), the Wharton Moneyball Academy: Training Camp welcomes talented high school sophomores, juniors and seniors intrigued by statistics.

STUDENT STORIES

How to Learn from Wins and Losses — and Other Lessons from Poker

“While we need experience to learn, it is mostly interfering with the learning process,” said Annie Duke, author and retired professional poker player.

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Stephanie McCaffrey: Finding Herself Again After Soccer

After an illness cut her promising soccer career short, Stephanie McCaffrey talks about starting over and finding herself again in the process.

Student Spotlight: The Penn Sports Analytics Group Join Penn Basketball Coach on CBS Sports Network “Beyond The Box Score”

Undergraduate students from the Penn Sports Analytics Group joined via Zoom to provide analytics support for the CBS Sports Network’s broadcast of the BYU-Loyola Marymount NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball game.